Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Near Edinburgh

Visitors to Edinburgh often take a trip to Rosslyn Chapel, some 8 miles from the city centre and easily accessible by public transport.
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Rosslyn Chapel, formerly known as the Collegiate Chapel of St Mathew built in the mid 15th century, Roslin Midlothian, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel, formerly known as the Collegiate Chapel of St Mathew built in the mid 15th century, Roslin Midlothian, Scotland

So glad Backroads Tour took us here, it was well worth it! Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland. This is the chapel featured in Dan Brown's novel and the movie. "The Da Vinci Code"

So glad Backroads Tour took us here, it was well worth it! Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland. This is the chapel featured in Dan Brown's novel and the movie. "The Da Vinci Code"

Knight on horseback  A possible representation of William 'the Seemly' St Clair, the first of the St Clairs to settle in Scotland    William is said to have brought a portion of the True Cross or ‘Holy Rood’ to Scotland. An alternative theory is that the figure holding a cross behind the knight may represent Queen Margaret whom William escorted from Hungary to marry Malcolm Canmore, King of Scotland, in 1070.

Knight on horseback A possible representation of William 'the Seemly' St Clair, the first of the St Clairs to settle in Scotland William is said to have brought a portion of the True Cross or ‘Holy Rood’ to Scotland. An alternative theory is that the figure holding a cross behind the knight may represent Queen Margaret whom William escorted from Hungary to marry Malcolm Canmore, King of Scotland, in 1070.

The Da Vinci Code. Read this book in about 2 days was absolutely hooked turned everything on its head and gave things a new perspective. Read all Dan Brown books after this.

The Da Vinci Code. Read this book in about 2 days was absolutely hooked turned everything on its head and gave things a new perspective. Read all Dan Brown books after this.

Link to a video documentary about Rosslyn Chapel including commentary by Lady Helen Rosslyn

Link to a video documentary about Rosslyn Chapel including commentary by Lady Helen Rosslyn

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